Release date: February 13, 2007
Vulnerability identifier: APSB07-03
CVE number: CVE-2006-5859
Platform: All platforms
ColdFusion MX 7
A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack on ColdFusion when Global Script Protection is not enabled.
Adobe recommends ColdFusion MX 7 users apply the following update using the installation instructions below.
NOTE: Back up existing files before making changes. As always, test the changes in a non-production environment before applying the changes to production servers.
Adobe categorizes this as a moderate issue and recommends affected users patch their installations.
A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack on ColdFusion when Global Script Protection is not enabled. This issue will not occur if the ???Enable Global Script Protection??? is checked in the admin settings page of ColdFusion as recommended. A specially crafted URL sent to the ColdFusion server could result in the attacker being able to conduct cross site scripting attacks against users of certain browsers. This issue is remotely exploitable.
Adobe would like to thank Daiki Fukumori of Secure Sky Technology, Inc. for reporting this vulnerability and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.
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